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Invest in High Functioning CDFIs


Invest in high functioning Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to support community- based investments, financial literacy, increased banking, and access to financial tools designed to promote economic mobility. Fund financial education initiatives through:

  • Public:Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs), municipal grants, etc.
  • Private:Corporate grants, innovation and technological hubs, volunteers, etc.
  • Philanthropic:Foundation grants, individual giving, volunteers, etc.